Dozens of students, faculty, staff and alumni spent the last week of winter break on The University of Texas School of Law’s fifth Pro Bono in January trip to the Texas Rio Grande Valley. Representatives from UT Law and partner organizations provided legal assistance at no cost to approximately 200 clients in underserved communities. Thirty […]
Pro Bono Program Assists Clients in Rio Grande Valley
American DREAMers: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Legal Clinics
The Law School’s Immigration Clinic and the Pro Bono Program help qualified immigrants who grew up in the United States pursue their dreams through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Law students and faculty members to assist undocumented youth at fall clinics
The UT Law Pro Bono Program has teamed with the Law School’s Immigration Clinic to organize weekend clinics throughout the fall to assist pro se youth to petition for relief under the recently launched Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. At the clinics, law students and volunteer attorneys will interview pro se high-school DACA petitioners (aka “DREAMers”) and assist them to complete forms and compile documents to file with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.